The sound of blowing snow and falling sun wake me. My apartment creaks as I shift pillows and the old radiators whine right on cue. Sun beams C major through the frosty window.
All around winter sounds; oh sweet Sunday morn.
Thick layers wrapped and zipped and fixed, I waddle through snow right into his car. Headed for warm caffeine and a walk through our latest most favorite neighborhood.
Every few steps a clump of gooey gingerbread appears inches from my lips. I’m given no choice but to indulge and well, there are worse problems than this.
Seeking refuge from chill in the old stone Athenaeum, we search through stacks and steal kisses. From a certain corner Poe peeks in. Smacky. A nod to the oiled canvas Washington and we head back into the snow.
Home at last.
He holds sunset tomatoes and fills the kitchen with french singing. It’s early dinner and we’ll have a buttery omelette. It’s big and full and tough to flip, but he knows full well:
things always taste better shared.